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Army readiness problems will persist through 2020

Army's top uniformed official said the Ryan-Murray budget agreement is a partial remedy to the difficulties the Army has had in training and equipping its troops. But undoing the damage of sequestration will take at least another six years.

Tags: management , workforce , DoD , Army , Ray Odierno , National Press Club , budget , Congress , Jared Serbu

Wednesday - 01/08/2014, 04:11am EST
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On DoD: Procurement, R&D take brunt of cuts from sequestration

While sequestration took a bite out of nearly everything the Defense Department obligates funds toward, the areas of procurement and R&D took a disproportionate hit, as the department was forced to move money out of those accounts to protect current operations.

Tags: On DoD , Alan Shaffer , DoD , acquisition , R&D , Jared Serbu , A New Era in Technology

Thursday - 11/21/2013, 01:24pm EST
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Roberts renews call for court funding

Congress and the White House need to restore funding to the nation's federal courts to keep from undermining "the public's confidence in all three branches of government," Chief Justice John Roberts said Tuesday in his year-end report.

Tags: budget , John Roberts

Thursday - 01/02/2014, 04:30am EST

A few words from a federal old-timer

In the second guest column in a series of five written by Federal Report readers, a federal old-timer shares his thoughts on the workforce and being a political punching bag as he prepares to retire.

Tags: Mike Causey , Federal Report , retirement , workforce , management

Friday - 12/27/2013, 02:00am EST

Investigating ideas for a better government

John Hudak and Phil Wallach with the Brookings Institution will discuss the top federal government issues in 2013, and what's ahead in the new year.
December 20, 2013

Tags: workforce , Brookings Institution , John Hudak , Phil Wallach , Debra Roth , Jenny Mattingley , Shaw Bransford and Roth , Center for Effective Public Management , FixGov , budget , Congress , HealthCare.gov , Fed Talk

Friday - 12/20/2013, 09:23pm EST
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Budget, sequestration and defense sales

On this week's Capital Impact show, Bloomberg Government analysts will discuss how the budget deal will affect next year's government funding,and how budget cuts are affecting U.S. defense industrial capabilities.
December 19, 2013

Tags: acquisition , budget deal , federal spending , Congress , budget 2014 , DoD , defense industrial base , Kevin Brancato , Allen Scott , Bloomberg Government , Capital Impact

Thursday - 12/19/2013, 05:48pm EST
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DoD finalizing major rewrite of acquisition guidance

Reworked guidance is the first update to key Defense Department instruction since 2008. Internal attempt to streamline the system is leading department officials to seek legislative changes to make the military acquisition process less complex.

Tags: DoD , acquisition , Better Buying Power , Frank Kendall , CSIS , Jared Serbu

Monday - 11/11/2013, 10:25am EST

Even with budget agreement, Air Force faces painful choices

Top Air Force officials say lower budgets will force them to propose cuts Congress won't like. But if lawmakers insist on protecting politically-favored programs, money will have to come from somewhere else.

Tags: DoD , Congress , Air Force , budget , Mark Welsh , Eric Fanning , readiness , Jared Serbu

Monday - 12/16/2013, 03:47am EST
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Prospects for budget legislation solid in Senate

Tags: Congress , House , Senate , budget ,

Sunday - 12/15/2013, 05:42pm EST
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